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Lifelong Bonds: This Mom Reflects on How Sharing Everyday Life and Stories Creates Close Connections Through Generations

Submitted by Rita Brhel on 22 May 2024

I found that building a relationship with my babies was easy. All I needed to do was cuddle, feed, and care for them. Naturally as my children grew, our relationship grew. I saw that what we did together as a family were ways for my husband and I to share our family values and stay connected over time.

What traditions and stories do you honor, share, and create as a family?

A Bittersweet Road: This Mama Reflects on Her Time Nursing as Weaning Nears

Submitted by Rita Brhel on 7 August 2023

My toddler, Jacob, is now 2 years and 2 months old. He breastfeeds several times a day, especially at naptime or at night.

If you breastfed, how did weaning go for you? What do you feel when you find yourself looking back on breastfeeding? What do you enjoy about your relationship with your child now?